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More on Star Trek Titan: Absent Enemies — and a new Trek novel for 2015!

(UPDATED 2/13, with the Absent Enemies cover!) It’s been as cold as Mars (or Hoth, or Rura Penthe, or whatever chilly world you care to imagine) in Wisconsin this winter, but it’s been good weather for writing. As always, I have a number of different projects on the desktop, both original and licensed — and I’m now able to share one of them, just announced by Simon and Schuster editor …

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Reporting for duty: Star Trek: Titan – Absent Enemies!

I mentioned with my Conan post yesterday that I’d been broadening my horizons this year with work in some other science fiction and fantasy sandboxes — and here is some quite fun news indeed that I’ve been sitting on for a while. I am delighted to report that I am writing a Star Trek: Titan novella for electronic release by Simon & Schuster/Pocket Books. Coming soon: Absent Enemies! The Star …

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Remembering Ricardo Montalban

Some spookily ill-starred timing below in mentioning Star Trek characters frozen in time — with the loss today of Ricardo Montalban. ABC, CBS, and NBC each had segments on Montalban in tonight’s evening news broadcast; both ABC and CBS mentioned Fantasy Island and the Chrysler commercials — only NBC also included a Star Trek clip (which sort of makes sense, as Island was ABC and Trek was NBC). NBC also …

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Frozen in time…

Thanks to those who sent birthday wishes my way today, but they’re really not necessary. Since I learned that one of the best Star Trek episodes, “A Piece of the Action,” originally aired the evening of my birth, I have determined to freeze my age in time, never getting older than William Shatner was then. (OK, maybe Vic Tayback. The technology is still being worked out…)